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How do make writing arc downwards?

asked 2016-10-22 12:40:47 +0200

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I see that in an older version of Libre Office Writer that you could arch writing around a curve quite easily, but on my newer version it doesn't show the arching options? I am looking under TextBox.... Format....object.....fontwork. Any ideas would be fantastic.

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answered 2016-10-22 13:30:15 +0200

pierre-yves samyn gravatar image


  • Draw with curve tool you need (curve, freeform line...),
  • Double clic and type the text,
  • Format▸Text Box and Shape▸FontWork (opens the dialog) (menu Format▸Object▸Fontwork in previous versions)
  • Choose you effects



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Thanks Pierre-Yves. That's great! Didn't know how to do that.

Pansmanser gravatar imagePansmanser ( 2016-10-22 16:22:31 +0200 )edit

Thanks Pierre, I'll give it a go tonight :-)

Georgie gravatar imageGeorgie ( 2016-10-22 18:41:04 +0200 )edit
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